The Daily Shot Brief – March 13th, 2020



Equities: The S&P 500 plummeted almost 10% on Thursday, the worst one-day drop since 1987.

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VIX is near the 2008 highs.

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Credit: There was more pain in credit markets on Thursday.  Here are High-yield (HY) and investment-grade (IG) CDX spreads:

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Rates: The spread between the 30yr mortgage rate and the 10yr Treasury yield rose to the highest level since 2008 (pricing in extreme volatility).

Source: Scotiabank Economics


Energy: Here’s how oil prices below $30 per barrel will impact GDP across countries, according to Oxford Economics.

Source: Oxford Economics


Global Developments: Fund flows into safe-haven assets spiked in recent days.

Source: Arbor Research & Trading


Food for Thought: What will Americans do when they self-quarantine?

Source: @YouGovUS; Read full article

Edited by Daniel Moskovits

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